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Old 04-30-2005, 01:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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my hard drive randomly locks up and makes a noise which i dont know how to describe i went on vacation came back and it worked fine then today my friend hit my desk and the problem is back....what could it be i have bought another hard drive and that didnt fix the problem...any ideas? the comp will be running fine and all the sudden it will freeze and the hard drive sounds like its trying to load. im running windows xp on an amd athlon xp 2500+ 40gb wd hd. thanks

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Old 05-08-2005, 07:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well, if you changed the hdd then it obviously isnt going to be that. What are your computer temps? How much RAM do you have?
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